Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo Guitar Pedal

Emerging from our flagship Starlight Echo Station, Orion Tape Echo gives you the magical hazy delay effects of vintage ’70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays, in a classy, compact package.

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Universal Audio UAFX Orion Tape Echo Guitar Pedal

Universal Audio UAFX Orion is a guitar effects pedal with three vintage tape delay emulations. Specifically, they perfectly emulate the analog preamp circuit and wow/flutter, true/buffered bypass, Preamp on/off, and analog dry through.

The world’s most authentic emulation of a vintage Maestro Echoplex EP-III* tape delay.

The Orion Tape Echo has emerged from UA’s flagship Starlight Echo Station. Particularly, Orion Tape Echo gives you the magical hazy delay effects of vintage ’70s Maestro Echoplex EP-III tape delays. In fact, all of this comes in a classy, compact package.

Add Authentic Tape Delay to your Pedalboard

Thanks to the same no-compromise algorithms from UA’s award-winning Starlight Echo Station, Orion gives you the rich, three-dimensional effects of a thoroughly emulated vintage tape echo. Above all else, it is light years beyond other tape delay pedals in its class.

Enjoy Fat Vintage Preamp Tones

Specifically, Orion is perfect for boosting your echoes and adding punch to your entire sound. Furthermore, Orion’s faithful emulation of the EP-III’s legendary solid-state preamp gives you all the grit and attitude of the vintage effects unit, with one simple control.

Experience Analog Bliss with Tape Type, Wow, and Flutter

Choose from three sonically distinct versions of the EP-III with Mint, Worn, and Old machine types. These versions colour and create a distinct vibe. Also, tweak the Wonk control for subtle-to-eccentric modulated repeats and funky tape splice textures.

Hit the Stage with a Rugged, Compact Stompbox

Built for decades of dependable performance, Orion Tape Delay gives you switchable true/trails bypass, Preamp off/on and analog dry through controls. In fact, it’s a trusted companion on your interstellar journey.

UAFX Orion Key Highlights:

  • Authentic emulation of a vintage Maestro EP-III tape echo in a compact stompbox
  • Perfectly captured analog preamp for fat, boosted tones and effects
  • Selectable Mint, Worn, and Old tape machines for distinct colour and texture
  • Authentic emulation of a vintage Maestro EP-III tape echo in a compact stompbox*
  • Perfectly captured analog preamp for fat, boosted tones and effects
  • Selectable Mint, Worn, and Old tape machines for distinct colour and texture
  • Wonk control for modulated repeats and vibey tape splice sounds
  • Mono operation, true/trails bypass, Preamp off/on, analog dry through
  • Timeless UA design and craftsmanship, built for decades of dependable performance

Power Requirements: Isolated 9VDC, center-negative, 250mA minimum (sold separately)

Inputs: 1 x 1/4” TS unbalanced

Outputs: 1 x 1/4” TS unbalanced

USB Type-C for updates via computer

Height: 5.81 cm (2.29 inches)

Width: 6.55 cm (2.58 inches)

Depth: 12.07 cm (4.75 inches)

Weight: 0.659 lbs (0.299 kg)

For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.